Jeezy Gives “Real Talk” on Delaying Jail Release

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By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 10, 2014 If staying in jail could be made honorable, Young Jeezy fit himself into that tiny possibility. The Georgia rapper appeared on Power 93 Chicago to talk about being incarcerated when authorities discovered an AK-47 assault rifle on his tour bus. “I really can’t speak on it […]

Suge Knight In Hospital from Pre-VMA Party Shooting Injuries

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By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER August 25, 2014 “It’s disappointing that we as a society can’t have fun or enjoy ourselves without any altercations sometimes,” tweeted Chris Brown. “Miss me with the bullsh*t!!!” The 25-year-old singer blew off steam after emerging from a shooting incident unscathed, but his guest Marion “Suge” Knight was not […]

Fuck the Police by Ceebo the Rapper – Lyrics

Rapper Ceebo, family and friends of Ezell Ford, who was slain by the LAPD.

Fuck the Police by Ceebo the Rapper Lyrics Intro: He [Ezell Ford] was holding his pants like this, right, he was holding his pants, because that how he walk, the police pull up, they jump out, and as soon as the police jump out, they rush him, one of them [LAPD officer} rush him over […]

50 Cent/Cam’Ron Poke Humor at “Ice Bucket Challenge”


By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER August 22, 2014 Refreshing spin-off or distasteful trolling- after hopping on the “ice bucket challenge” to raise awareness and money for sufferers of ALS, 50 Cent put his own twist on the meme. Rather than tagging the next person to follow suit in dumping a bucket of ice water […]

Cam’ron: Ferguson Shows Watchdogs “Soft” On NYPD

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By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER August 20, 2014 Demonstrators riled by the Ferguson shooting are increasingly turning to their own hometowns to seek justice for abusive policing, but further scrutiny reveals that rarely are there perfect characters. Cam’ron went on Montreality to bemoan the crazed sensationalism of an incident like Ferguson that overshadows the […]

Hip Hop & NBA Champs Team Up On Project for Good, Clean Fun

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By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER August 18, 2014 If you pine for the days when Hip-Hop could be fun and not just about street one-upmanship, former Bad Boy Records A&R Shannon “Slam” Ridley is out to bring back the vibe. His new project, “Full Court Press Volume 1,” will feature collaborations between music artist […]

Rappers Dissuade Ferguson Shooting Protestors From Violence As Officer Name Released


By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER August 15, 2014 Over the past week, the shooting death of unarmed African American teen Mike Brown drew a heated outcry against the police of Ferguson, Missouri. But seeing civil unrest from a long history of racial profiling only hurting their own neighborhoods, Hip Hop celebrities are reacting with […]

Shots Fired Near Set of N.W.A Biopic Straight Outta Compton, Cast Has Brush With Real Drive-By

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by Bruna Nessif / E! News Wed., Aug. 13, 2014 2:05 PM PDT There was nothing scripted about this. E! News confirms that the cast and crew of the upcoming N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton experienced something that is, well, literally straight outta Compton when a scary (and very real) drive-by shooting occurred by the […]

Questlove Pens Tribute to Robin Williams’ Generosity of Small Gestures


By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER August 13, 2014 Effervescent and sometimes irrepressibly corny, Robin Williams had an ease of presenting humor in even the most serious of subjects that overcame cultural barriers. The Roots’ Questlove conveyed his own personal brush with the recently passed comedian-actor’s compassionate jest. “Man. The smallest gesture can mean the […]

DJ Rashad Death Attributed to Drug Overdose


By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER August 11, 2014 Four months after the death of DJ Rashad, NBC Chicago reports that the city’s respected disc jockey died of a drug overdose. Rashad Harden was found unresponsive by a friend in an apartment on April 26. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office conducted toxicology tests that […]

Kanye West Equates Celebrity with Race Discrimination


By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER August 8, 2014 Even without a camera to capture Kanye West’s volatile persona, his sound bytes alone are enough to feed the paparazzi cycle. In a court deposition to account for his smashing a paparazzi camera, Kanye gave the entertainment circuit more fodder when he compared the trials of […]

Glasses Malone and DJ Battlecat Contribute to Album Raising Funds For Gang Violence Survivors


By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER August 5, 2014 Brought up in the neighborhood of Chicago’s first black street gang to later work with the Jackson family, Stan Sheppard’s newest project is a benefit album for families who have lost loved ones to gun violence. “Inner City Dreams” is to feature hard-edged Hip Hop music […]